|Common name: Ceylon Date Palm|
Native to: Sri Lanka
Mature height: 18 ft
Growth Habit: solitary
Leaf type: pinnate
A slender palm with a solitary trunk. This species grow on seashores. Leaves are pale green in color and are about 6 feet long with a curved pendulous silhouette. Trunk is densely covered with old leaf bases. Leaflets are short sharp and pointed at the tips. Has deep yellow colored inflorescence. Ovoid fruit ripens from bright red to violet-blue.
This species in the garden:
Seed or plant availability: rare